Maryland contains four schools that offer ministry programs. Mount St Mary's University, the highest-ranking ministry school in MD, has a total student population of 2,080 and is the 285th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 4 ministry schools in Maryland, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Mount St Mary's University comes out as the most expensive ($24,568/yr), with Washington Bible College-Capital Bible Seminary as the lowest recorded at only $17,357/yr.
Ministry students from Maryland schools who go on to become pastors, ministers, priests, ministry workers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 6,140 people working as religious workers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $33,160. Also, Community and social services employees make on average $42,750 per year and there are about 1,891,320 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Maryland alone, there are 36,620 employed community and social services employees earning an average yearly salary of $47,540. Religious workers in this state earn $42,130/yr and there are 300 employed.
Also, within the ministry schools in Maryland, the average student population is 3,835 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from ministry, there are 2792 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,442 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $6,052, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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